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Cover for Bos taurus (cattle)

Feral cattle can be distinguished from domestic stock only by their location and lack of ear marks or tags. Their size and conformation vary greatly...

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Cover for Pinzgauer cattle

Around 500 AD, Gaelic herdsmen in the alpine region began to develop a breed of red and black cattle that was larger than native cattle. The new...

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Cover for Montbéliard cattle

Montbéliard cattle are a dual-purpose Bos taurus breed, derived from the Swiss Simmental. The breeding programme originated in the Montbéliard region...

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Cover for Simmental cattle

[This summary was compiled using the following sources: American Simmental Association website; Bradley and Cunningham, 1999; Gillespie, 1995; Mason,...

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Cover for Charolais cattle

The Charolais Bos taurus cattle breed has its origins in France in the south-eastern and west-central regions, in the former province of Charolles...

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Cover for Limousin cattle

The Limousin Bos taurus cattle breed has its origins in the harsh wet climate and rugged terrain of the south central regions of Limousin and Marche...

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Cover for Chianina cattle (Chianina)

Chianina is an autochthonous [indigenous] breed of cattle of central Italy (Tuscany and Umbria) where it has been reared for longer than 22...

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Cover for Piedmont cattle

Perhaps more frequently known as Piemontese or Piedmontese, these cattle were widely used as a triple-purpose breed in the north Italian lowlands and...

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Cover for Swiss Brown cattle

The Swiss Brown, also called Braunvieh (German for ‘brown cow’), is derived from the Schwyzer, the best of the mountain breeds that existed in...

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Cover for Holstein cattle

The Holstein breed has its origins in the USA where it was developed from the late 1800s onwards. This Bos taurus breed was developed from the Dutch...

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